The silver linings of economic collapse

Breaking free from bureaucracy

The recent disaster has exposed serious shortcomings in economic strategy and public policy. But the current economic collapse will lead us to a brighter tomorrow, writes Jeffrey Miron. 

The economic and health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to reverberate around the globe. With 17 million reported cases – 6 million active – and nearly 700,000 deaths worldwide, victory remains distant. Here in the United States, with a second wave hitting many states and generating more cases and deaths each day, the hope for a flattened curve – let alone containment – is meager.

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